Thursday's highlights: Singh tops Aten
Urbana 3, Champaign Central 0. CONNER GREMER pitched a one-hitter for the host Tigers, striking out five. Urbana scored all three runs in the bottom of the fifth. TANNER GOSLIN had the lone hit for the Maroons.
St. Thomas More 8, CPCI 1. AUSTIN TABELING held the host Timberwolves to one hit, striking out three and walking one. MIKE PLECKI led the Sabers offensively with two hits, two RBI and two runs. Tabeling and SEAN SULLIVAN also drove in two runs each for St. Thomas More. STERLING YOUNG had the lone hit and RBI for CPCI.
Danville 6, Centennial 5. The visiting Vikings scored three runs in the top of the seventh to take the lead and held off a rally by the Chargers in the bottom of the inning. CHASE THURSTON struck out six for Danville. LUCAS STEFAN had two hits and three RBI for Centennial. DRAKE PERATT had two hits.
Rantoul 7, Prairie Central 6. TERRY DEAVILLE had four hits and drove in two runs for the visiting Eagles. JOSH OLIVERAS added two hits and two RBI for Rantoul, which improved to 13-6 overall. LUKE PANNBACKER picked up his fifth win.
Fisher 11, South Piatt 0. LUKE HARVEY scattered three hits to pick up his first win of the season for the host Bunnies. Fisher took advantage of four South Piatt errors.
PBL 12, Watseka 5. HAYDEN MORRIS, TANNER HARRIS and DREW SCHRODT each had two hits for the host Panthers. Harris and DUSTIN MERCER each drove in two runs. CALEB PARKER had two hits for Watseka.
Mahomet-Seymour 17, Normal U High 10. TYLER FRANCISCO, DALTON KERANS, JOE KENNEY and CULLY DAY homered for the host Bulldogs, who improved to 16-7. Kerans and Day each had three hits and Kenney drove in four runs. M-S has won nine of its last 11.
Sangamon Valley 8, Blue Ridge 6. DEVIN VOYLES had a double and drove in two runs for host Blue Ridge.
Hoopeston Area 8, Milford 1. CONNOR CLINE and ROSS LANGE each had three hits for the visiting Cornjerkers. RYLEY WARD and TANNER DAVENPORT had two hits each for Milford.
Bloomington 19-14, Champaign Central 0-0. The winless Maroons were no-hit in both Big 12 games and had 14 errors. The hosts Purple Raiders scored 16 runs in the first inning of the opener.
Armstrong-Potomac 15, St. Thomas More 5. SHANNON REARDON scored three times and had a triple for the visiting Trojans. A-P led 8-1 after three innings and added seven more in the fifth.
PBL 3, Watseka 2. LIZ SATTERLEE pitched a two-hitter to pick up her 12th win of the season for the host Panthers. HAYLEY GRAY homered for the Warriors.
Clinton 3, Blue Ridge 2. HALEY GINGER had three hits for the visiting Maroons. EMILY KROEGER had two hits and drove in two runs. MELINDA WILSON had two doubles for Blue Ridge.
Prairie Central 5, Rantoul 3. SADIE ADKINS had three hits for the host Eagles. CARSON CHURCH drove in two runs with a double.
Track & field
At Livington County Open. Prairie Central's ALEXIS LAMBERT won the 200 and finished second in the 100. In the boys' meet, STERLING SOMMER won the 400 and ZACH FIENHOLD took discus title.
Champaign Central 4, Bloomington 0. SARAH KRESCA had a goal and two assists for the host Maroons, who improved to 7-4 overall and 3-1 in the Big 12. CAROLINE KOCH, MADDY CHALIFOUX and EMICA QUIGLEY also scored for Central.
Centennial 4, Mattoon 0. KATELYNN MARTINEZ scored three goals, all in the second half, for the host Chargers. GRACE AYODELE opened the scoring for Centennial.
Dec. Lutheran 3, Uni High 0. The visiting Illineks were shut out despite 21 shots on goal.
Normal West 4, Mahomet-Seymour 1. AMANDA WALLACE scored the lone goal for the host Bulldogs. SARAH VANWINGERDEN earned the assist.
Normal Community 8, Urbana 0. CHRISTINNA STARK had nine saves for the visiting Tigers.
At Champaign. Champaign Central took four singles matches to edge rival Centennial 5-4. In a matchup of two of the top players in the area, Centennial's SUNNY SINGH defeated AUSTIN ATEN, who suffered his first loss of the year.